Appeal after man (57) seriously injured in Swallownest hit and run

By David Parker | 04/11/2019

Appeal after man (57) seriously injured in Swallownest hit and run

POLICE are urging the driver of a BMW to come forward after a man (57) was seriously injured in a collision outside a chip shop in Swallownest.

The pedestrian was crossing Alexandra Road at 7.20pm on Thursday, October 17 when he was in a collision with a vehicle which failed to stop, a police spokeswoman said.

The incident happened outside the Aphrodite fish bar and the car is believed to have driven off towards Aughton Road, she added.

"The pedestrian, a 57-year-old man, suffered serious injuries," said the spokeswoman.

"A wing mirror we believe belonged to the vehicle was left at the scene.

"This has been identified as belonging to a BMW 3 series."

Police want to speak to any witnesses and are urging the BMW driver to come forward.

Call 101, quoting incident 782 of October 17, or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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